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Living New Deal Project
by Rural Electrification Administration, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
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RURAL ELECTRIFICATION IN OHIO features three films commissioned by Rural Electrification Administration for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and created by legendary filmmakers Pare Lorentz and Joris Ivens. The landmark 1940 documentary Power and the Land tells the story of the Parkinson family, farmers in rural Ohio who electrified their farm with the help of a REA loan. Before electrification, work was done in old-fashioned, manual-labor intensive ways—water was carried by hand from the...
Topics: Pare Lorentz, rural electrification, farms, electricity, horsepower, water
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by National Archives
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National Archives - Industrial Power - National Security Council. Central Intelligence Agency. (09/18/1947 - 12/04/1981). - This film opens with scenes of Mt. Fuji and natural resources used for powering a hydra-electric power plant. Footage shows dams, power lines, coal mining, a steel plant, railroad steam engines and other uses and resources for power. - DVD Copied by IASL Scanner Justin Grimes. - ARC 1986638 / LI 263.1657
Topics: archives.gov, public.resource.org
Prelinger Archives
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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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How Chevrolet's giant electric sign in downtown Chicago works.
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Topics: Advertising: Outdoor, Electricity, Chicago
Prelinger Archives Home Movies
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"Full and complete" story of meat from the ranches and farms of America to the dinner table. Talks about how protein from meat is important to human body. Also about the entire meat process - from livestock ranchers to transportation to stockyards to meatpacking to your grocery store. Missing the slaughterhouse though. Then we see a butcher explaining about how to get four meals out of one shank of ham. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes,...
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Topics: meat, assembly line